Online Programs

ONLINE: Communication Basics

With Cathy McNally and Jane Kilthei

June 26, 2021
Online via Zoom
The Haven’s Communication Model offers a doorway into communicating and connecting when it really matters. As we navigate these uncertain times—at home, in our work, and in our communities—tension and anxiety may be front and center for us or nibbling at our edges. Let’s face it – effective communication can be a challenge in the best of times. In ‘Covid Times’ we are all learning to adapt and connect in new ways, often online. We’re all becoming increasingly aware of how important it is to stay in contact with our fellow humans. Often our closest relationships present us with our greatest communication…

ONLINE: It Changes With US | A JEDI Workshop

With Amil Reddy

June 29, 2021
Online via Zoom
  Join us to unlearn and sustain meaningful change for all to feel seen, valued and heard. In this experiential 2-hour session, we will be guided by Amil Reddy, a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion professional. Learn more about Amil's lens below. Explore the interplay between cultural context and personal responsibility. Through the use of experiential learning, interactive activities will aim to deepen connection to yourself and others by providing a new way of communicating through a cross cultural lens. Creating space where all voices are heard, we will end the session with tangible and actionable outcomes and a commitment to…

ONLINE: Group Check-in – July 1st Drop-in

July 1, 2021
  Join us online to strengthen connections in a time of social distancing. This experience is open to anyone, whether you've been to The Haven before or are new to our community. Social distancing does not have to mean loss of connection. Now more than ever, we need to create ways to open our hearts and minds, to ourselves, to one another, and to the world.   Are any of these statements true for you?   I sometimes feel isolated and alone. I benefit from communicating what I'm feeling out loud. It's important to me to be heard and acknowledged. I value…

Lunch with Luminaries: How to Build a Stronger Brain

With Jennifer Fraser

July 6, 2021
Online
  Join us for a free webinar with Jennifer Fraser, PhD, a writer and an award-winning teacher specializing in the language of neuroscience and the study of bullying, abuse, brains, and holistic health.    The more we learn about neuroplasticity---namely that we can change our brains---the more we understand how embodied practices are healing and healthy. We have the capacity to change our brains until our very last moment on the planet. Just like a muscle, we can make our brains more flexible, stronger and more efficient. Learn ways to strengthen your brain in order to make it healthy, happy…

ONLINE: Advanced Satir Training Application

With Jean McLendon and Maria Gomori

July 12 - November 15, 2021
Online via Zoom
Please note: this training is now FULL, but we invite you to add yourself to the waiting list and/or submit an application for future opportunities.  Join Master Trainers, Jean McLendon, LCSW, LMFT and Maria Gomori, MSW, RMFT, Dip.C, Retired AAMFT Supervisor, in a unique online training for experienced Satir model practitioners.  Jean along with Maria, when possible, will consult, facilitate, coach, teach, and lead online Advanced Satir training catered to the group’s learning needs. The group will meet for 10 live 2-hour training sessions and with triads in alternating weeks. Triads will be responsible for presenting a case study for exploration, discussion and feedback, which might involve their triad dynamics, an issue, topic, puzzle, or question, etc. The…

ONLINE: Group Check-in – July 15th Drop-in

July 15, 2021
  Join us online to strengthen connections in a time of social distancing. This experience is open to anyone, whether you've been to The Haven before or are new to our community. Social distancing does not have to mean loss of connection. Now more than ever, we need to create ways to open our hearts and minds, to ourselves, to one another, and to the world.   Are any of these statements true for you?   I sometimes feel isolated and alone. I benefit from communicating what I'm feeling out loud. It's important to me to be heard and acknowledged. I value…

ONLINE: Communication Intensive

With Jane Kilthei and Cathy McNally

August 6 - 28, 2021
Zoom Online
"The only sensible and intelligent way of resolving differences and clashes of interests, whether between individuals or nations, is through dialogue." – The Dalai Lama We live in challenging times – times asking us to pay attention to what really matters and come together in dialogue. This intensive online program delves deeply into The Haven’s Communication Model and the fundamental skills that underlie all communication. The need to make space for respectful dialogue is both important and urgent in our lives. Our health and well-being, and the health and well-being of our world, depend on it. When people are willing…

ONLINE: Transforming Addictions: Sustaining Recovery & Embracing Life  

With Cathy Wilder, Wen-Shwu Lee and Vicky Frederiksen

September 7 - October 12, 2021
Zoom, Online
Many people say The Haven was “the missing link” in their recovery from a variety of addictive behaviours. This 6-week series will focus on sustaining recovery and embracing life.  We may hear the word "addiction" and think of alcohol or hard drugs, however, addictive substances can also include things like caffeine, sugar, tobacco, and cannabis. And, while substance addictions are common forms of dependency, they are also not the only ones! This series also applies to people struggling with behavioural addictions, like gambling, sex (including online pornography), internet browsing and social media, shopping, video gaming, plastic surgery, binge-eating/food, risk-taking, pain-seeking, spiritual obsessing, over-exercising, over-working, self-hate/victimization and other…